FIELD TECHNICIAN – INDUSTRIAL AIR
Total Safety , a Warburg Pincus portfolio company based in Houston, Texas, is the world’s leading outsourced provider of integrated safety and compliance solutions and the products necessary to support them. Total Safety provides services and products to support: on-site safety, turnaround safety, gas detection, respiratory protection, rescue, safety training, fire protection, safety compliance and inspection, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered system design, and materials management. It operates from more than 133 locations in 18 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).
Total Safety is looking for a field technician that is able to undertake field assignments to provide customer service in the areas of SCBA training, Fresh Air Breathing Orientation, breathing air and respiratory equipment trailer staffing, safety and/or rescue watches, hole watch, bottle watch, fire watch, or related supervisory work.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent or 2 or more years field level experience in the petrochemical or oil refinery related industry.
Valid driver's license from state of residence and valid proof of vehicle insurance. Must possess good driving record and be insurable for Total Safety vehicle insurance while driving company truck.
Class C - Commercial Driver’s License with HAZMAT and Tanker endorsement is strongly preferred.
Forklift experience preferred. (Must pass internal forklift training and certification as required.)
Must be willing to travel 50% of the time to various client locations.
Computer: - Overall good understanding of and working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel Spreadsheets, Outlook, E-mail, Internet Software, and other data base software. Ability to quickly learn new software applications utilized by company, such as RentalMan or similar AS400 mainframe based computer system.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide customer services as an onsite, certified confined space rescue and safety supervisor. (Subject to special certification training)
Provide onsite trailer facility breathing air systems and respiratory equipment testing, cleaning and decontamination, portable gas detection monitor calibration, and “Field Level” maintenance and technical repair services. (Subject to special certification training)
Provide customer onsite services with Respirator Fit Testing and pulmonary function testing (PFT). (Subject to special certification training)
Provide customer services with onsite “Fresh Air Breathing Orientation” training to include SCBA normal and emergency donning procedures.
Be trained to perform customer Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT’s) & qualitative/quantitative Respirator Fit Testing.
Be trained in Respiratory Protection and fully certified to wear respiratory breathing equipment.
Able to rig-up and use a wide range of safety and rescue equipment including but not limited to winches, tripods, retractable lifelines, harnesses, and lanyards. (Subject to OJT Training)
Able to provide “Field Level Maintenance” on Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus(SCBA), supplied air respirators, escape pack respirators, and other respiratory equipment. (Subject to OJT and Manufacturer based training)
Operate compressed breathing air systems, high-pressure air manifolds, regulators and airlines. (Subject to OJT Training)
Operate electronic safety and communications systems including portable gas monitors, hand-held radios, confined space systems, and other related equipment. (Subject to OJT Training)
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND DEMANDS:
Work Environment: The job activities will require the employee to work in a shop/warehouse environment and/or at customer job site locations. On an as need basis, the employee may be assigned to support field services on an offshore drilling rig. The employee will be required to be able to drive all categories of trucks up to and including trucks requiring a Class C Commercial Driving License.
Physical Demands : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, and to operate hoist and rigging equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be required to be able to operate forklift equipment.
Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a non-exempt position and is therefore subject to overtime.
Employee Benefit s include relatively standard Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision insurance coverage on a cost sharing basis with the company, wherein Total Safety pays approximately 75% of the cost for employee coverage and for dependant coverage. The medical program is a part of a PPO Network, but also allows the employee to select vendors outside of the network at an increased co-payment amount. The company provides group term life, accidental death & dismemberment, and short and long-term disability insurance for all employees at no cost to the employee. A voluntary program of group term life insurance (and AD&D) is also available to all employees. The employee pays the entire cost of this coverage, if selected. The company offers a 401(k) Retirement Plan, available to all employees, allowing for discretionary company contributions based on profits. The company pays for all administrative costs under the 401(k) Retirement Plan.
There is a generous vacation plan, holiday schedule and sick-time benefit plan available to all employees.
How to Apply:
Apply online at Total Safety U.S., Inc. career center. Search for this job by location, complete online application and attach your resume, cover letter, and any other pertinent documents. To be considered for this position, you must attach your resume to the job posting itself online.